General MacArthur in Australia

General MacArthur in Australia American History Famous Historical Events Social Studies World War II Visual Arts

Image of a photograph of General MacArthur pictured with his chief of staff, Major General Richard Sutherland. 

FDR ordered MacArthur to leave the Philippines for Australia.  His men - still in the embattled country where Japan's invasion and America's lack of provisioning was taking a tremendous toll on morale - wondered why their General was no longer with them.

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Image online, courtesy pacificwar.org website.



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